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27:25-27.  Definitions
    As used in this act:

    a.   "Corporation"  means the New Jersey Transit Corporation.

     b.   "Board"  means Board of Directors of the New Jersey Transit Corporation.

     c.   "Eligible counties"  means counties submitting a proposal meeting the program guidelines.

     d.   "New Jersey Special Services Citizen Advisory Committee"  means a committee representing advocacy groups from senior citizens and the disabled and other interested parties appointed by the Executive Director of New Jersey Transit.

    e.   "Accessible"  means a service that can be used by all individuals including those who cannot negotiate steps or who can negotiate steps with great difficulty.

    f.   "Disabled"  means any individual who, by reason of illness, injury, age, congenital malfunction, or other permanent or temporary incapacity or disability, is unable without special facilities or special planning on design to utilize mass transportation facilities and services as effectively as persons who are not so affected.

    g.   "Geographic region"  means one of the following regions of the State: the southern region encompassing the counties of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem;  the central region encompassing the counties of Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Somerset; and the northern region encompassing those counties remaining in the State.

     L.1983, c. 578, s. 3, eff. Jan. 17, 1984.